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2014 Election Wrap Up – Where Do We Stand?

As the dust begins to settle from Tuesday night's election we are getting a look at what the 2015 MA Legislature will look like.

MA House of Representatives: The MA House gained 5 Republican seats. Of the 160 legislators we now have 61 pro Second Amendment legislators who are either GOAL rated "A" or scored a 100% on their candidate questionnaire.  There are 66 neutral legislators who are GOAL rated "B" or "C", and 31 anti Second Amendment legislators who are GOAL rated "D" or "F". There are two House races to be decided via recount.

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Natick Residents Vote for Freedom - Defeat Anti Rights Article on Town Meeting Warrant.

Congratulations to the citizens of Natick for taking a stand and protecting your rights. On Tuesday night the vote was overwhelmingly in favor of protecting our freedom.

A loud and clear message was sent, let's carry that into election day!

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GOAL Files Amicus Brief

GOAL’s position, as explained in detail in our Amicus Brief, is that the “suitable person” standard is unconstitutional on its face and as applied to Mr. Holden, especially with regard to the “core right” to have a handgun in the home, which right was established by the United States Supreme Court’s 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller and its 2010 decision in McDonald v. City of Chicago.

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Governor Patrick Signs Chapter 284 into Law.

August 14, 2014: The bill is now known as the Acts of 2014, Chapter 284. On Wednesday August 13, 2014 Governor Patrick signed the newest chapter of Massachusetts gun legislation into law. Lets take a look at the many changes that will occur, what was stopped and what was gained by the passing of this legislation.


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MA Legislators Rally With GOAL

The Gun Owners Action League of Massachusetts (GOAL) today held a pro 2ndAmendment rally and lobby day at the Massachusetts State House. The State House Park Rangers at between 300-400 attendees estimated the attendance at the rally. The rally and lobby day was held to oppose Speaker DeLeo’s gun control bill, as originally drafted, H. 4121.

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